All images and rights therin, including copyright, remain the sole and exclusive property of the photographer. Unless otherwise provided herein, any grant of rights from the photographer to the client is limited to the private, personal use of photographic material purchased by the client. Any dispute arising from this agreement shall be arbitrated in Racine, WI. Client agrees that damages arising from the substance of this agreement at no time exceed the amount of the sitting fee/deposit amount and recovery for damages will be limited to the amount of the sitting fee/deposit. Client hereby expressly consents to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Courts under the Copyright Act of 1976, as amended.
The client has no rights under this agreement until all sitting fee/deposits are paid in full. Session time begins and ends precisely at the times listed and agreed upon. Sessions will be cancelled if client arrives later than 15 minutes to the scheduled session. No credits or extra time will be allotted to late arrivals. The client will be charged 100% fee and expenses for any re-shoot required by the client. Re-shoots at the suggestion of the photographer will be completed at no additional charge to the client. Client may cancel or reschedule their session with 48 hours notice with no penalty or damages.
To reserve the Session Date, Client shall pay to Photographer, upon execution of this Agreement, a non-refundable reservation fee in the amount of 50% of the package selected (or other agreed terms). Client understands and agrees that Photographer will not book other sessions during this time. In the event that Client cancels the portrait session or fails to attend the session on the Session Date, for any reason, Photographer shall suffer losses that are diffcult to ascertain. As such, Client agrees that, in the event of cancelation by Client, such monies paid shall be forfeited by Client and paid to Photographer as liquidated damages and not as a penalty. Client and Photographer agree that such amount is reasonable.
The deposit/retainer may be transfered with a cancelation notice of 48 hours or more for one session. Cancelations beyond that one reschedule time result in a loss of the deposit/retainer as liquidated damages.
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Additional Shooting Time
Unless specifically expressed in writing, no other services or products will be provided by Photographer for this shoot. The client will be charged $50/hour for any overtime shooting.
Studio, as a photographer and artist with whom Clients entrusts photography to, retains the judgment to remove any image(s) from the proofs that it deems bad or irrelevant.
Permits, Location Fees and Expenses
Clients will be responsible for obtaining any and all permits and/or paying any fees or commissions required by any venue, person or location being utilized for the wedding or any sessions included herein this contract. This will include, but not limited to houses of worship, parks, reception venues or event coordinators. Any additional expenses beyond what is outlined in the previous paragraphs and specifics of this contract, including, but not limited to, travel, lodging, admittance and parking fees, will be the responsibility of the Clients.
Clients agree that if any action is initiated in a court of law for breach of this Agreement, or for any reason pertaining to this Agreement, then the venue shall lie in the locality where the Studio's business license is registered. If a favorable judgement is issued for the Studio, the Client agrees to pay relevant attorneys and court fees for said action.
This agreement is between Clients and Studio, and excludes all this party interests.
Agreement: This contract is the ENTIRE agreement of the parties. No other terms or conditions are expressed or implied. Any additions, corrections or modifications to this contract must be in writing and signed by the Clients and Studio. Oral modifications are not enforceable at any time. This Agreement shall be governed under the laws of the State of Wisconsin.